Corporate Partners


Lazard, one of the world's leading financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 42 cities across 27 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America. With origins dating to 1848, the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals. 


The international operating management consultancy zeb was founded in 1992. With offices in 15 different locations, zeb is the leading management consultancy for financial services providers in Europe. More than 950 employees work together in projects from the fields of Strategy & Organization, Finance & Risk and IT. Banks, savings banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions make up their customer base. In keeping with the motto of zeb, “From thought to action”, the consultants develop sustainable strategies and implement them. While growing steadily, zeb has successfully completed challenging projects all over Europe and continues to strengthen its position internationally.

Other Partners


ayondo is a FinTech group – we live and breathe the change and democratisation of the financial industry. ayondo has developed one of the world’s most intuitive trading platforms and aims to develop more tools to allow more people to enjoy the rewards of the financial markets.

At the core of the ayondo group portfolio is the Technology- and Service provider ayondo GmbH and Social Trading provider ayondo portfolio management GmbH, both based in Frankfurt as well as the FCA-regulated investment firm ayondo markets Ltd, based in London. ayondo offers both a sophisticated online trading platform for experienced individuals investing in CFDs and spread betting, and a leading Social Trading platform.


Getsafe is an innovative startup based in Heidelberg offering young customers the ability arrange for or change insurance coverage as well as report damages, all in real-time and without paperwork via an easy-to-use app.


Tradity is a German-wide education initiative aiming to improve the financial education of German high school and university students. Being founded four years ago and being organised by a team of students from WHU, Tradity closely cooperates with schools to bring its trading game and yearly competition to students throughout Germany. Students further have the opportunity to attend Tradity's annual closing „Tradity meets WHU" where they are able to exchange ideas with experts of the financial industry, delve into workshops and get to know like-minded students. Tradity has had more than 13,000 students from over 250 schools over its past 5 competitions and continues to build a network for adolescents interested in finance and business with its newly founded Tradity Talent Network.

WHU Finance Society and Tradity cooperate for the annual Tradity Trading Challenge at WHU in Vallendar.


BVH e. V.

The BVH e. V. is an umbrella organization of German finance societies and investment clubs, with more than 12,000 finance-minded student members. The majority is enrolled in classical business and economics study programs or in combinations with informatics, engineering, mathematics, or law. All member societies and clubs are legally independent organisations and offer individual programs.

Nationwide events such as the AGM, the Frankfurt stock exchange day and the annual summer event, as well as supra-regional conferences, enhance the collaboration and communication between the member societies and clubs.

IFSA Network

The IFSA Network (previously called the International Finance Student Association) is the world’s largest finance student run organisation connecting the planet’s most prestigious universities and finance actors worldwide.

Our Vision: Connect, educate and empower the financial leaders of tomorrow. 

Our Mission: Provide our members with lectures, competitions, workshops and networking events in order to build their knowledge and network. 

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is an internationally oriented and mainly privately financed Business School based in Vallendar and Duesseldorf. Founded in 1984, WHU is now one of the most renowned German Business Schools with an exceptional national and international reputation. WHU stands for “Excellence in Management Education” and pursues this goal in its three core areas of activity: academic programs, research, and transfer in the field of general management. This excellent standard has been certified by accreditations from AACSB, EQUIS and FIBAA as well as through leading positions in national and international rankings. In addition, WHU is the only private business school in Germany which is a member of the German Research Association (DFG). WHU students profit from a large network of partner universities, companies and alumni.